The Rohrer College of Business

The Rohrer College of Business

On June 17, Rowan University will mark the 20th anniversary of the transformational $100 million gift that Burlington County businessman and philanthropist Henry Rowan and his late wife, Betty, pledged in 1992 to then-Glassboro State College (GSC).

More than 1,300 freshmen and their families are getting an up-close-and-personal introduction to Rowan during the University's annual orientation. They're being aided by close to 40 Rowan students who are members of the PROS (Peer Referral Orientation Specialists).

Rowan University will host close to 250 tax professionals for the Seventh Annual South Jersey Working Together Conference on Thursday, June 14, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the second floor of the Chamberlain Student Center, Rt. 322, Glassboro.

The New Jersey Society of CPAs has named Margaret Van Brunt, assistant dean for the Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University, Glassboro, one of its “2012 Women of Note.” The organization will feature Van Brunt in the July/August issue of New Jersey CPA magazine.

Ryan Ritchie, a junior social science/humanities major from West Deptford, took top honors — and a $5,000 prize — in the recent 6th Annual Rohrer Business Plan Competition at Rowan University.

Rowan University and the Entrepreneurs Forum of Southern New Jersey (EFSNJ) on Friday, May 18, will host their first Angel Investor Panel Discussion at The South Jersey Technology Park, 107 Gilbreth Parkway Mullica Hill, N.J. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m., and the forum begins at 8 a.m.

Students who hope to enter various health care professions or focus on specific types of technology studies will have a new option in the School of Biomedical Sciences at Rowan University.

Marketing major masterminds Universities Feed Project, which directs surplus food to the hungry.

Route 322, from Bowe Boulevard to Main Street in Glassboro, will close from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 11, for Rowan University's 88th annual undergraduate Commencement ceremony.

Good engineering and good business just may lead to good health in South Jersey in the near future.